EDWARDSVILLE – The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine will hold an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, to showcase its renovated clinic on the Edwardsville campus.
The clinic is equipped to provide a full scope of dental services, including preventive dentistry, cleanings, fillings, crowns and bridges, dentures, surgery, root canals and implant procedures. The clinic also is equipped to perform simple and complex pediatric dental care. It provides additional training laboratory space in support of the Clinical Certification Course of the SDM’s International Advanced Placement Program.
Other benefits to the clinic at SIUE:
• Ability to provide services to the Edwardsville campus – students, staff and faculty will have the option of choosing the School of Dental Medicine for their treatment needs without the commute to Alton
• Expanding children’s access to dental care programs
• Expanding specialty training programs with greater access to specialty care
• Providing a referral service for complex cases that require faculty expertise, while providing training for students and residents
The $3 million project was funded from private donations, SDM Clinic Operation, SDM equipment use fees, Parking Services revenues for repairing and surfacing the parking lot, and University Plant funds.
The clinic will open to the public beginning March 1. It is located at 195 University Park Drive.
— From the Illinois Business Journal